Lionsgate Premiere has released the trailer and poster for Backtrace, opening in theaters and On Demand December 14th.
In the film, after suffering a brain injury from a bank heist gone wrong, MacDonald (Matthew Modine) develops amnesia and is put into a prison psychiatric ward. Following his seventh year in evaluation, he is coerced by an inmate and a ward doctor (Ryan Guzman and Meadow Williams) to break out of prison and injected with a serum that forces him to relive the life he’s forgotten. MacDonald must now elude a local detective (Sylvester Stallone), a toughened FBI agent (Christopher McDonald) and the drug’s dangerous side effects in order to recover the stolen money all while confronting his past.
Backtrace is a crime thriller that hinges on memory, fury, and betrayal. The cast also includes Colin Egglesfield, Lydia Hull, Tyler Jon Olson, Sergio Rizzuto, and Swen Temmel.
The film was directed by Brian A. Miller from a script by Mike Maples. The producers are Randall Emmett, p.g.a.; George Furla, p.g.a.; Mark Stewart; Ambyr Childers; and Matt Luber.